ProjectCROOS is sponsored by the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment
Station (COMES). COMES is located at the Hatfield Marine Science
Center, Newport, OR, and is one of many research and education programs
of Oregon State University. COME's Mission
is to "conduct research to understand, utilize, and sustain marine
resources and coastal ecosystems in order to benefit the citizens of
Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, the Nation, and the World."